Additional DCP titles
Can I add an additional title?
If you are already registered as a Dental Care Professional (DCP) and have since qualified in another area, you can ask for the relevant DCP title to be added to the register.
How do I apply to add an additional title?
UK qualified applicants
If you completed your additional qualification in the UK, download the DCP Application form.
You cannot apply for additional titles using the online application system.
Send your completed form and the supporting documents to:
General Dental Council
1 Colmore Square
Overseas qualified applicants
If your additional qualification is from outside the UK, Complete DCP online form to request an application pack.
Is there a fee to add a title?
There is an application fee to process your application to include an additional title. The fee is dependant on whether your qualification is obtained in the UK or overseas.
There is no additional Annual Retention Fee for any extra DCP titles you have.
How long will it take?
If your additional qualification is from the UK, we try to assess your application within 10 working days from the date we receive it. This timeframe can increase during peak processing times.
If your additional qualification was gained outside the UK, we try to assess your application within four months from the date we receive it.
Delays can occur if your form is not completed correctly or if there are any concerns raised in your application which require us to assess it further before we can register you.
Make sure that you include all of the documents requested, to avoid delays in processing.